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Coconut-Pineapple Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 36
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Making bars from a cake mix is fun, and this tropical dessert will definitely keep the party going with the flavors of pineapple and coconut. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ butter recipe yellow cake mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
cup raisins
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, well drained
1 1/3
cups shredded coconut
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2
cup sliced almonds

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF (325ºF for dark or nonstick pans). In medium bowl, stir cake mix, butter and cinnamon until crumbly. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press mixture evenly.
  • 2
    Sprinkle raisins and pineapple over mixture in pan. Sprinkle with coconut. Pour sweetened condensed milk over coconut; top with almonds.
  • 3
    Bake 24 to 29 minutes or until set and almonds are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.

Expert Tips

For an exotic island taste, try making these bars with macadamia nuts instead of the almonds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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